Gallery Wall


it's time to


Create your dream
Gallery Wall Design


You've pinned a million different gallery wall designs on Pinterest but you still just aren't sure how to take those ideas and make a design with your photos.


Maybe you have fun decor elements like signs to incorporate and you want something more eclectic and lived in. Bottom line putting it all together in a cohesive design just isn't something you are comfortable with on your own!


That's where I come in, I can create something
to fit your space and style using items you already have and recommend new items to fill it out.

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"we loved the first gallery wall she designed so much that now we've moved and want her to do another one for us!"

Ashley M • Washington, DC


Take a room image


It all starts with you taking a photo of the walls you are thinking about for your gallery wall design. Be sure to take a horizontal image unless it's a staircase and then a vertical will work.


eclectic style


The thick lay-flat pages and the durable leather cover of my premium albums means that no matter how often your little one wants to look at their baby photos you can rest assured knowing this book will last till their kids want to look at it. I offer 8x8, 10x10, and 12x12 sizes and each album is custom designed just for you. Everyone should get an album of their baby's photos!




If you are anything like me you've saved a few things from those first few months with your baby. Things like their hospital bracelet or their first Easter dress. This box is perfect for keeping those along with a few of your favorite photos from your session. This 8x10 linen box holds 10 matted 5x7 images, I encourage clients to give a few photos to grandparents too!




This is a must-have anytime we have our family photos done! All the photos from your session professionally printed in a beautiful customized linen box. Whenever you need a quick baby photo to send into school for a project this box has you covered. Plus it makes it fun and easy to swap out small frames to new images.




Your photos deserve to be printed and the average drug store photo paper isn't going to cut it. The moment you feel the texture and thickness of these fine art cotton prints you'll never go back. They are meant to last for generations, and every print is covered by our Lifetime Guarantee from fading or yellowing. Sizes start at 4x6 and go up to 24x36, they are ready to slip into a frame the moment they arrive.


birth announcements


You birthed that beautiful baby and now it's time to share it with the world! Instead of trying to figure out where to order from and how to upload your photos all while cluster feeding that baby let me take care of it for you. You can choose from several designs and a set of 25 will be printed on super fancy thick paper and of course include white envelopes so they are ready to mail.

Melissa Arlena is an award winning Richmond and Charlottesville photographer. She recently earned her Master Photographer Certification in the Maternity, Newborn & Family categories from the National Association of Professional Child Photographers. Melissa offers maternity, lifestyle newborn, and family photography in her relaxed, natural, and joyful style.


Melissa serves Charlottesville, Richmond, Staunton, Fredericksburg, Harrisonburg, Waynesboro, Culpeper, Gordonsville and beyond.



Melissa Arlena Photography captures newborns, maternity, and families.

Charlottesville and richmond, va

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